The Archives of Sexuality and Gender program provides a collection of primary sources for the historical study of sex, sexuality, and gender. With material dating back to the sixteenth century, researchers and scholars can examine how sexual norms have changed over time, health and hygiene, the development of sex education, the rise of sexology, changing gender roles, social movements and activism, erotica, and many other interesting topical areas. This growing archival program offers rich research opportunities across a wide span of human history.Coverage: 1600-Current.primary sourcesprimary sources historical newspapers periodicals
Ebony Magazine Archive covers civil rights, education, entrepreneurship and other social topics with an African-American focus. It includes more than 800 issues providing a broad view of African-American culture from its first issue in 1945 through 2014.Coverage: 1945-2014.primary sources
Ethnic Diversity Source is a full-text database that covers the culture, traditions, social treatment and lived experiences of many ethnic populations in North America.articles scholarly journalsbooks e-books
Formerly the Medieval Feminist Index, Feminae covers journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages. Coverage is from 450 C.E. to 1500 C.E. and the geographic area is Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East.Coverage: 1994-.articles newspapers magazinesarticles scholarly journals
17,000+ videos in business & economics, health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, and science & mathematics. Includes Oscar, Emmy and Peabody award winning documentaries, interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches and newsreels.multi-subject databasesvideo multimedia
JET Magazine Archive covers art, news, politics and other social topics with an African-American focus. It includes over 3,100 issues providing a broad view of culture, fashion and entertainment from its first issue in 1951 through 2014.Coverage: 1951-2014.
LGBT Collection 1 contains archival runs of 26 of the most influential, longest-running serial publications covering LGBT interests. Includes The Advocate and Gay Times. Chronicles more than six decades of the history and culture of the LGBT community.Coverage: 1954-2015.primary sources historical newspapers periodicals
This resource is produced in association with the Perdita Project based at the University of Warwick and Nottingham Trent University. Their goal was to identify and describe all manner of writing by early modern women from diaries to works of drama.Coverage: 1500-1700.primary sourcesprimary sources documents manuscripts
Queer Pasts is a digital queer history project consisting of primary source document collections and curatorial essays. The digital exhibits on this platform are designed for students, teachers, and scholars of queer history.primary sources
SAOA is a free open-access resource for research and teaching. It is a growing curated collection of key historical and contemporary sources in arts, humanities and social sciences, from and about South Asia, in English and other languages of the region. SAOA's collection currently contains hundreds of thousands of pages of books, journals, newspapers, census data, magazines, and documents, with particular focus on social & economic history, literature, women & gender, and caste & social structure.articles newspapers magazinesarticles scholarly journals
Includes primary documents, books, images, scholarly essays, book reviews, Web site reviews, and teaching tools, all documenting the multiplicity of women’s activism in public life. Also includes a searchable online edition of the highly respected research tool “Notable American Women: A Biographical Dictionary” (5 volumes, 1971–2004), fully integrated into the broader Women & Social Movements database.primary sources documents manuscripts
This database examines efforts to foster gender equity through expanded economic and social participation of women on a global scale. Covering a century, the database highlights and evaluates activism through individual efforts, organizational initiatives, and socio-cultural projects led by or for women in the Global South.Coverage: 1919-2019.primary sources documents manuscripts
A finding aid for women’s studies resources in The National Archives, UK is presented alongside original documents on the suffrage question in Britain, the Empire and colonial territories.Coverage: 1559-1995.primary sourcesprimary sources documents manuscripts
"Women Writers Online contains the full text of hundreds of pre-Victorian English-language works written by women. Works are both fiction and non-fiction. The text of each work is fully searchable. A special subset, Renaissance Women Online, contains 100 works from this period as well as critical commentary."Coverage: 1400-1850.literary textsprimary sources
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